Bars to Spend the Summer in Birmingham
When the sun starts to shine and the liquids start to flow, Birmingham really does start to look grand doesn't it? From rootop dabbles and some of the best beer gardens in the Midlands to cracking chilly cocktails and super cool shindigs, we can't think of anywhere else we'd rather be when the temperature's get a little balmy. Check out our recommendations for the best bars to spend your summer in Birmingham and dally around a dapper selection of Vitamin D laden dens.
Last updated on 15th May 2016
A dapper garden den where the sunshine reigns supreme, The Lord Clifden is one of the Jewellery Quarter’s most renowned pubbing plots and a smashing choice for summer drinks in the city. From cider slushies and DJ vibes to ping-pong and vintage knick knacks, the beer garden at The Lord Clifden is an entity unto its own.
They may be one of the newest kids on the Jewellery Quarter block, but The Church Inn have really come up trumps when it comes to sunshine schmoozing in our fair city. Thanks to their plush rooftop plot and New Orleans inspired cocktail menu, The Church Inn is unique, it's fun, and it's down right delicious when the sun starts to shine in the city.
Not only do The Rainbow Venues boast some of the best summer parties and club nights in the city, they’re boasting a beach that we doubt you’ll find anywhere else in the city. Host to their own sand faring soiree every summer in the city, liquid patrons can dally on down to Digbeth for a beach dabble where the music will be pumping and the sand will be jumping.
Hailed as one of the best beer gardens in Birmingham according to our users themselves, The Prince of Wales is one of the most sought after destinations for drinks in the summer sunshine. From their plush garden tables, secret tiki bar, cigar shed and wine tavern, this really is one of the most unique spaces to spend any outdoor dabbles in the city.
Now you may have to dally on down to one of Birmingham's most charming suburbs for a sunshine dabble, but trust us, this charming and delicious den is worth it. Boasting some of the most sought after gastro dishes in the city, you can swan about for dinner before taking to their charming beer garden for quirky tipples, giant cheese and lawn lounging.
One of the glitziest liquid dens in the city and a darling endeavour for bottles of international bubbly, this heralded champagne bar is a smashing spot to take in the very best of Birmingham in the summer sun. With its 360 degree views of the entire city skyline, you’ll be able to watch the city glisten in the sunshine, glass of bubbly in hand.
They may be one of the coolest bars in Digbeth, with its industrial flecks and schmooze worthy interiors, but don't worry about that ruining any fun in the Birmingham sun. Host to one of the best street food events in Birmingham, Digbeth Dining Club takes to Spotlight every Friday night for street food, cocktails in the sun and one of the best summer enviroments in the city.
Hailed as one of the oldest pubs in the Midlands, The Old Crown certainly doesn't suffer in the summer due to its age. With one of the most popular beer gardens in Digbeth thanks to its south facing plot, ping pong tables and crowd of cool young Digbeth denizens, The Old Crown is a great spot in the city to grab a cool bevvie, leave pretension behind and bathe in the sunshine.